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๐Ÿ˜„ ๐Ÿ˜ž ๐Ÿ˜ณ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜’ ๐Ÿ˜Ž ๐Ÿ˜  ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜… ๐Ÿ˜œ ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜ญ ๐Ÿ˜‡ ๐Ÿ˜ด ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ˜ˆ โค๏ธ๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘

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Tuesday at 06:30 PM
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Is there a difference between "avere sete" and "venire sete"? Thanks for all the great lessons!

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Thursday at 04:48 PM
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Hi Lisa,


The subject is "sete" (thurst), so you need to use the third person singular form "รจ venuta."

It's not a reflexive verb. You have to add the preposition "a" and the name of the person who becomes thirsty. In this case since the thirsty person is the speaker, you can use the pronoun "mi" (= a me) to mean "to me."


You can also say "Mi รจ venuta fame" (I got hungry), "Mi รจ venuto sonno" (I got sleepy).

Literally, it is "Hungriness/sleepiness came to me." :smile:


I hope this helps!

Ofelia

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Lisa
Tuesday at 09:49 AM
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Can you explain why it is mi e venuta sete and not mi sono venuta sete? Thabks it is past tense reflexive verb?

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Thursday at 03:54 PM
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Hi Michael,


Yes, that is correct! :thumbsup:

โ€œPotevo comprare una bicicletta nuovaโ€ฆ.โ€ is a colloquial form of โ€œPotrei aver comprato una bicicletta nuovaโ€ฆโ€.


Keep up the good work!

Ofelia

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Michael
Saturday at 02:43 AM
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Ciao,


In the grammar section, the following example sentence is given:


"Potrei aver comprato una bicicletta nuova..."


Based on prior lessons on the imperfecto, would the following be another way of saying the same thing?


"Potevo comprare una bicicletta nuova...."


Grazie.

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Wednesday at 09:34 PM
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Hello Edmar,


You're most welcome!

If you have any questions or suggestion, please feel free to ask:smile:


Cheers,

Neha

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Edmar
Friday at 07:50 PM
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Grazie.

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Friday at 05:29 PM
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Hi Edmar,

Very nice sentence! Just don't forget the question mark (and the right intonation when speaking) , otherwise it's still difficult to understand ;)


Buono studio,

Chiara

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Edmar
Thursday at 10:58 PM
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Apriresti la finestra cosi l'aria fresca entra.

Consuelo
Wednesday at 05:54 PM
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Ciao Chuck,

There's not a big difference between "avere sete" and "venire sete" concerning the meaning but they're used in different ways. "Ho sete" is "I'm thirsty", "mi รจ venuta sete" means also "I'm thirsty" but is conjugated in "passato prossimo".


Consuelo:wink: